Russian proxies' losses in "M" sector: 51 wounded, ammunition destroyed

12:50, 28 August 2015
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The details of a fierce fighting between the Ukrainian troops and the Russian-backed militants in the Mariupol "M" sector in the early hours of August 27 have been revealed today thanks to intelligence reports, press officer of the "M" sector Yaroslav Chepurniy said on Friday, according to Mariupol's city online news portal 0629. 


"It has become known that six Ukrainian soldiers were killed that night, while another two were wounded. The Ukrainian side gave an adequate answer that night and destroyed an [enemy] ammunition depot in the village of Styla (about 80 tonnes), as well as four cars," Chepurniy said.

According to intelligence reports that have appeared this morning, 51 wounded militants were brought to the town of Novoazovsk, while eight of them were in a very serious condition. Five officers arrived in cash transit vans.

The death toll is unknown as the bodies were immediately sent onto the territory of the Russian Federation.

An ammunition depot was also blown up in the village of Petrivske. In addition, the Ukrainian armed forces destroyed military equipment, including 51 armored engineering vehicles and three cars, near the village of Telmanove.

There was a panic among the militants and they left their positions.

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